Women who are concerned about their fertility should not be offered a blood test to measure prolactin. Do not do December 2016 Unclassified
Women with possible fertility problems are no more likely than the general population to have thyroid disease and the routine measurement of thyroid function should not be offered. Do not do December 2016 Unclassified
Women should not be offered an endometrial biopsy to evaluate the luteal phase as part of the investigation of fertility problems because there is no evidence that medical treatment of luteal phase defect improves pregnancy rates. Do not do December 2016 Unclassified
Women should not be offered hysteroscopy on its own as part of the initial investigation unless clinically indicated because the effectiveness of surgical treatment of uterine abnormalities on improving pregnancy rates has not been established. Do not do December 2016 Unclassified
Do not offer sperm washing as part of fertility treatment for men with hepatitis B. Do not do December 2016 Unclassified
Men with leucocytes in their semen should not be offered antibiotic treatment unless there is an identified infection because there is no evidence that this improves pregnancy rates. Do not do December 2016 Unclassified
Men should not be offered surgery for varicoceles as a form of fertility treatment because it does not improve pregnancy rates. Do not do December 2016 Unclassified
For women who are taking clomifene citrate, do not continue treatment for longer than 6 months. Do not do December 2016 Unclassified
The use of adjuvant growth hormone treatment with gonadotrophin-releasing hormone agonist and/or human menopausal gonadotrophin during ovulation induction in women with polycystic ovary syndrome who do not respond to clomifene citrate is not recommended because it does not improve pregnancy rates. Do not do December 2016 Unclassified
Medical treatment of minimal and mild endometriosis diagnosed as the cause of infertility in women does not enhance fertility and should not be offered. Do not do December 2016 Unclassified